January is now in full swing and we are now into a new decade. This past decade has been life changing: becoming an adult, securing qualifications, securing freelance work, making friendships and discovering and watching the best of rock music plus much more.
Here I would like to share my best achievements, favourite memories, favourite events and favourite songs of the decade:
Best achievement: Completing my GCSEs
Favourite memory: Watching my friends strip in a school classroom and breaking history for the worst Year 11s at Treloars.
Favourite event: Attending the football FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium: Portsmouth vs Chelsea (despite losing 1-0).
Favourite song: Na Na Na by My Chemical Romance
Best achievement: Getting an A grade for my media studies coursework where I created a charity radio advert for RNIB.
Favourite memory: Meeting my crazy drinking buddy Steph Castelete.
Favourite event: Seeing Harry Potter an the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in the cinema
Favourite song: Walk by Foo Fighters
Best achievement: Becoming a community writer for Disability Horizons and publishing my first ever article reviewing The Last Leg.
Favourite memory: Going on holiday to New York City
Favourite event: Reading Festival 2012
Favourite song: It’s Time by Imagine Dragons
Best achievement: Completing my A-levels
Favourite memory: Victorious Festival
Favourite event: Muse live at Emirates Stadium
Favourite song: Modern Magic Formula by Biffy Clyro
Best achievement: Joining The Young Company drama group
Favourite memory: Meeting my wonderful friend and live music partner, Kristy White
Favourite event: Linkin Park Arena
Favourite song: The Ones That I Love by Twin Atlantic
Best achievement: Independently conducted a phone interview with a 6-year old girl’s mother about her daughter creating a model replica of the Titanic ship for school. Then wrote and published the article for The Portsmouth News.
Favourite memory: Being a bridesmaid at Steph & Paul’s wedding
Favourite event: Glastonbury Festival
Favourite song: Psycho by Muse
Best achievement: Graduating from university with a 2:1 degree in Journalism
Favourite memory: Getting my pet rabbit Mickey
Favourite event: Biffy Clyro live at The O2
Favourite song: Still Breathing by Green Day
Best achievement: Starting my blog Rock For Disability
Favourite memory: Moving into my first home
Favourite event: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Favourite song: The Sky is a Neighbourhood by Foo Fighters
Best achievement: Securing my first featured interview with BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin and making it the most popular post of the year on Disability Horizons.
Favourite memory: Attending FriendsFest 2018 in London
Favourite event: Editors live in Bristol
Favourite song: Empress by Snow Patrol
Best achievement: Becoming a full-time member of the Disability Horizons team and getting independent access to the website.￼
Favourite memory: Attending Naidex and meeting Warwick Davis
Favourite event: Bon Jovi live at Wembley Stadium
Favourite song: Now That I Found You by Liam Gallagher
What have been your highlights of the past decade? Share in the comments box or on social media.
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